Date lodged: 1 October 2018
To ask the Scottish Government whether claimants under the new social security arrangements will be supplied with a copy of the audio recording of their assessment, and have the right to ensure that Social Security Scotland's copy is destroyed.
Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 17 October 2018
The details surrounding audio recording as part of the assessment process will be developed as part of forthcoming service design work, with input from people with lived experience of disability assistance assessments. Policies related to audio recordings will be designed in line with the relevant data protection legislation.